Implementing Sustainability Principles – Sharing Information on Progress (Feb/March)

Every month, several new Sharing Information on Progress (SIP) reports come across my desk. These SIP reports are full of interesting and innovative projects aimed at embedding the Principles of PRME across campus. In this series of blogs, I will feature just a small selection of these projects taken from recently submitted reports. This month, … Continue reading Implementing Sustainability Principles – Sharing Information on Progress (Feb/March)

2013 Summary of Best Practices in Responsible Management Education (Part 1)

It is that time again, time for PRiMEtime’s year-end review. 2013 was another exciting year with a lot of innovative new initiatives and approaches at business schools around the world to embedding responsible leadership and sustainability into their programmes. Principle 1: Purpose Signatories continued to develop the capabilities of students to be future generators of … Continue reading 2013 Summary of Best Practices in Responsible Management Education (Part 1)

Business Examples from Around the World – Finland, Belgium and France

As businesses become more and more engaged in sustainability around the world, we are presented with an increasing range of examples of active companies. However, when I speak with students and faculty, they say that they often hear about the same examples from the same international companies over and over again. In an attempt to … Continue reading Business Examples from Around the World – Finland, Belgium and France

Creating a new MBA focused on responsible leadership – Audencia Nantes School of Management

How do we create an MBA that fully incorporates sustainability and responsible leadership into its programme? How do we embed sustainability across the curriculum? Do we completely change the way that the MBA is structured? Over the upcoming year I will be providing a range of blogs that explore how different schools have approached this … Continue reading Creating a new MBA focused on responsible leadership – Audencia Nantes School of Management

Energy and Sustainability in Business Schools – Business School response (part 2)

Energy and Climate Change are two very important issues for the business sector. Companies of all shapes and sizes are working both independently and together to reach various carbon reduction goals set by themselves or by the international community (see Part 1). Business schools are also increasingly active with more and more schools reporting on … Continue reading Energy and Sustainability in Business Schools – Business School response (part 2)

2012 International Year of Cooperatives and Management Education – Business Examples from Around the World (Part 2)

Each year the United Nations identifies an issue of global importance and raises awareness about it in the international community. The 2012 International Year of Cooperatives recognizes the diversity of the cooperative movement around the world and its contribution to socio-economic developments, such as poverty reduction, employment generation and social integration. The World Co-operative Monitor … Continue reading 2012 International Year of Cooperatives and Management Education – Business Examples from Around the World (Part 2)

A Toolkit for embedding Anti-Corruption guidelines into MBA curriculum

The PRME Working Group on Anti-Corruption in Curriculum Change has developed an innovative new resource for integrating anti-corruption values into the core curricula of leading business schools. Launched at the 3rd Global Forum, the Anti-corruption guidelines for curriculum change, or Anti-Corruption “Toolkit,” is part of a four-year project dedicated to providing a teaching framework that … Continue reading A Toolkit for embedding Anti-Corruption guidelines into MBA curriculum

Promoting Research around Sustainability: Examples from the UK, France, Belgium and Canada

During the 3rd PRME Global Forum at Rio+20 in June, one of the discussion topics revolved around research and how to promote research on sustainability topics. How can we facilitate faculty need for research publications on sustainability? What type of change strategy can be developed that will shift the emphasis in research toward rigorous, yet practical, … Continue reading Promoting Research around Sustainability: Examples from the UK, France, Belgium and Canada

Creating a more Sustainable Campus: Water (part 2)

Water is one of the 7 critical issues being discussed at the upcoming Rio+20 summit in Brazil. According to the Rio+20 website, by 2050, at least one in four people is likely to live in a country affected by chronic or recurring shortages of fresh water. In a previous blog, we looked at how a … Continue reading Creating a more Sustainable Campus: Water (part 2)

Sustainable Food on Campus (part 2)

Food is one of the 7 critical issues bring discussed at the upcoming Rio+20 summit taking place this June in Rio de Janeiro Brazil. As the Rio+20 site states, “It is time to rethink how we grow, share and consume our food,” and, in this two part blog, we will be looking at a range … Continue reading Sustainable Food on Campus (part 2)